A skin biopsy may sound serious — and it is — but it’s also a vital part of what dermatologists like Dr. Jeannette Hudgens do. It’s an easy and highly effective way for us to determine whether a mole, skin growth, irregularity or other skin condition has any possibility of being or becoming cancerous. A […]
Reasons to Have a Skin Biopsy
A skin biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of tissue is removed and examined by a trained specialist. It can be performed for a wide variety of reasons, but it is primarily used as a diagnostic tool to pinpoint the specific cause of skin growths or abnormalities. Located in Windermere FL, Dermatology […]
What Skin Conditions can a Skin Biopsy Diagnose?
While most moles and other skin growths are perfectly harmless features of your skin, they can sometimes be indicators of cancer, infection, or disease. Since it can be difficult to determine if a skin growth is benign simply by looking at it, a skin biopsy may be necessary to diagnose or rule out certain skin […]
What to Expect During a Skin Biopsy
In a skin biopsy, skin cells or samples are removed from the surface of the skin. These samples are used to diagnose or rule out certain conditions including skin cancer, various infections, psoriasis, warts and other skin disorders. At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Windermere, we offer skin biopsies in our office to help […]